Sermons on Genesis
We start a new series this week all about relationships. Although they are hard to do well, we learn how healthy relationships are critical to having a healthy life (physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually). And despite the fact we are flawed, we are called to – and able to – have healthy relationships with both God and others.
In this series, we tackle the controversial topic of what exactly the Bible says about God, Sex, and Marriage. This week, we further discuss what it means to be created, integrated sexual beings, and how that relates to being married and single. Genesis 1:27-28 tells us that being a “sexed creation”, or not sexless, is a good thing, and by having cross-gendered relationships (whether as a friendship or as a unique, selective romantic relationship), we deeply enrich our lives with…
In this new series, we tackle the controversial topic of what exactly the Bible says about God, Sex, and Marriage. In this opening message, we learn that it is a complex subject, but the important thing is to keep God as the foundation for how we determine our attitudes towards sex and marriage. We examine Genesis to learn that God is the designer and creator of sex and that He made two sexes. However, we live in a disordered world…
Joseph was sold into slavery, was falsely convicted, and sent to prison before he saved Egypt from the famine. Life won’t always turn out according to our plans, but God is always in control and is faithful.
God called Abraham to build a nation. The one quality God required was faith. Through faith, Abraham obeyed God when he didn’t know where he was going and trusted God when it did not make sense.
In Genesis, God spoke and brought everything into existence. From the beginning, his people rebelled and sinned, but the good news is that God forgives, restores, and empowers us.